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Fernando's Dockside Grille


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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If you are looking for authentic Portuguese and Mediterranean cuisine with the freshest seafood the Atlantic has to offer, look no further. Fernando's Dockside Grille is the place to be! Here at Fernando's Dockside Grille, you can enjoy a melting pot of cultural food. We are bringing the freshest seafood New England has to offer to the tropical heat of Port Saint Lucie, and with it, our delicious Portuguese and Mediterranean flair! From traditional Shrimp Scampi, to Portuguese Pork Alentejana, and fresh pan- seared New Bedford Mass. Scallops, we welcome you to take a delicious tour along the coasts of the Atlantic with Chef Fernando Dovale, right from the comfort of our dockside restaurant.
$5 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They did not have the dish on the menu that I wanted with the meat that I preferred, however it was no problem having them customizing it for me. Their Marsala is one of the best I have tasted.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is awesome.. authentic Portuguese food.. I had the Chilean Sea Bass with potatoes and asparagus.. Delicious..

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Leo C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great ambiance, professional staff and exceptional food. I had the Roasted Sea Bass, it was, in a word-succulent. I haven't said that about a fish dish ever before. Highly recommend Fernando's

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All three of us absolute loved our food. I will definitely return on my next trip to the area. Call for directions; it is tucked away behind a larger complex.

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Caeli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was Eh, the staff could be more enthusiastic less of an attitude. Everything is a la carte and Small portions.

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank sunnysaida2140
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting my in-laws in Port St. Lucie we wanted to eat as much seafood as possible - we are land-locked northerners. While we enjoy traditional seafood venues we were ready for a twist - and this was the place! We came later on a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Amyapolis
Reviewed January 16, 2019

I've been meaning to go to this restaurant for years and very glad that I finally did. Tucked quietly away next to an inlet for the St. Lucie River, this place offers great Portuguese inspired meals, and appetizers like sauteed/fried sardines and too many more...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Myfaves32
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Four adults went to dinner at Fernando's a few days before Christmas. One of the guests is allergic to onions and the waiter was very accommodating to ensure that none of his food contained onions. Several of the options had fresh fish as well as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Sterlingideas
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Had grilled sardines appetizers and sea bass entrees and both were excellent. Service was attentive and our server was very personable.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank M3203ESgarys
Reviewed December 31, 2018

This is a small place and off the beaten path but the limited menu is very good with a nice selection. The atmosphere is very nice and the food is great. Service was very good and the prices are reasonable.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sailor295
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Kathy F
August 31, 2017|
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Response from Edward C | Reviewed this property |
There is no prix fixe menu.
Tony D
July 24, 2016|
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Response from Edward C | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of. No children's menu either.
Tony D
July 24, 2016|
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Response from Edward C | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of.
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